Do bairro

I take a sip of my meia-de-leite / in this franchised-looking padaria / and I immediatly think of being together / with summer-you / with your heart-smile always on / in Bali or Myanmar / or some northern Thai forest / or vietnamese enclave / talking, walking / the amazing light of nothingness / the place is not important / time is of greater significance / time and the glow in your face-heart / your skin-love / your daily-promise / I take a sip of my meia-de-leite / in this neighbourhood I now call mine / and I smile-kid / as I watch the Italian tourists ask / for two espresso macchiato / that the waiter translates as / “saem dois garotos / ‘faz favor.